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NCS News and Information

Stories and News from the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.

Phase Three Re-Opening for NCS: Camp Fairfax, NCS Connects Summer and Virtual Programming

Phase
July 1, 2020

As Fairfax County moves into Phase Three of the Forward Virginia plan and gradually reopens facilities to the public, here’s what you need to know about Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS):

NCS will be providing an abbreviated summer program for rising first- through sixth-grade children of working…

A Virtual Journey! Registration Open for #NCSconnects Virtual Summer Camp

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June 26, 2020

The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services is excited to announce that registration is now open for #NCSconnects Virtual Summer Camp – a FREE out-of-school time program for students in grades 1-6 and 7-12. This new four-week program is being offered as an alternative to the RECQuest and Teens in Action programs, which were cancelled due to COVID-19.

The…

Essential Supplies Needed for Child Care Programs

Essential
June 22, 2020

The Office for Children is seeking donations to support child care programs countywide in providing essential services to children and families. Donated supplies will support healthy hygiene practices and help child care centers and family child care programs maintain a clean and healthy environment.

Specifically, OFC is seeking these essential supplies:

Hand…

Value in Prevention (V.I.P.) Camp Is Going Virtual

Value
June 15, 2020

The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services, in partnership with Fairfax County Public Schools, is excited to host the annual Value in Prevention (V.I.P) summer camp program virtually from June 29 through July 30, 2020.

The five-week summer camp for rising seventh-, eighth- and ninth grade students will engage youth in both…

Free Fresh Food Provided at Distribution Drive-Thru Events Every Thursday in June

June 3, 2020

The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services, in partnership with Lee District Supervisor Rodney Lusk, DeLune Corp, and community-based organizations, are holding free food distribution events every Thursday in June.

These drive-thru events allow for contact-free distribution of one week’s worth of fresh dairy, milk and produce. No eligibility is required, but…

Fairfax County Athletic Fields Reopening for Unpermitted Use on Friday, May 29

May 27, 2020

The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA), Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) and the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) are announcing the reopening of outdoor athletic fields in Fairfax County for unpermitted use on Friday, May 29, as part of ...

NCS Unveils New Virtual Center for Active Adults

NCS
May 26, 2020

Find Connection, Exercise Your Body and Mind and Have Fun!

Although Fairfax County’s Senior and Community Centers are closed indefinitely…

NCS Launches Virtual Platform to Connect with Youth and Teen Members

NCS
May 21, 2020

On May 15, the NCS Youth Programming Team – made up of staff members from NCS Community Centers and Teen Centers – launched ...

Fairfax County Summer Camps, Rec-PAC, SACC Cancelled

May 20, 2020

The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) and the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) are announcing the cancellation of 2020 summer camp programs due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Included in these cancellations are all FCPA sponsored summer camp programs, REC-Pac programs held at local schools, summer camp programs sponsored by NCS and SACC programs.…

Stuff the Bus Food Drive for COVID-19 Response Is a Resounding Success

May 20, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals and families in Fairfax County are in need of food support. To help meet this increasing need for assistance, the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS) partnered with residents and local nonprofit organizations to hold two special “Stuff the Bus” donation events in May.

Though ...

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